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Jul 23, 2012 10:00am EDT
was diagnosed with sma five years ago. griffen's mother beth kingkiner joins us, a elementee schoolteacher. finally two positions at the forefront of research, neil shneider of columbia university and richard finkle. an once again my cohost is dr. eric kandel, noble lawyer yet, professor at columbia university and a howard hughes medical investigatorment i'm pleased to have all of them and as always we begin with eric kandel and a sense of what we hope to accomplish this evening. welcome. >> we're going to consider today amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy, two diseases that affect motor neuron os. and this is a tjs of the theme we've had for the last several programs. which are considered disors that affect the motor system. we began by considering park inson's disease and hunts ton's disease, two diseases that affect motor systems that are due to protein folding disorders. then we considered multiple sclerosis, which has a very different mechanism. it is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the mylin sheath. these two sets of disord
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